But He is Good

A few weeks back my husband and I took a trip out to CA to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Normally Mr. Frugal, I was shocked we did anything more than a weekend away. But he played the deals and penny pinched for almost 2 years to surprise me with this trip to get away…

Love Letters

I didn’t plan on writing this blog. I had other topics near to my heart I was drafting. That was the plan. But then God decided to move. A few days ago I had grand intentions of being Super-Star Mom; of juggling it all and being just fine doing so. But a stretch without the…

To My Mom Friends….I Don’t Judge You

We live in a culture flooded with images and thoughts from social media. The modern mom is not just getting input from her friends and family how to parent her children, but from countless sources through Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. There is pressure to be a “Pinterest Perfect Mom.” You should have the perfectly…

Land of Exile

Almost a year ago to date, I found myself walking up the steps to my childhood church to celebrate with a newly-engaged friend. Years since my last visit, it still felt like coming home; this place that was once my second-home during my youth. My heart was weary from the stress of life. A mess…

My Beginnings

Embarking on this blog is both an exciting and nerve-wracking venture. I am finally stepping out to do the thing that has been so burning on my heart for years now. And yet, I am also making myself vulnerable, which always comes with some trepidation. So why? Why would I care so much to write…